Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Capacity Management
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 211 216
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 18 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
North West median daily rate £388 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.16% -7.86% -18.60%
10th Percentile £264 £274 £170
90th Percentile £504 £401 £440
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £15.50 - -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £26.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year +24.76% -39.66% +1.75%

Capacity Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5727 6938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.08% 83.79% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3686 4208
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 166 282
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in the North West

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the North West

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the North West

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the North West

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +8 7 £350 +27.27% 2
Manchester +13 5 £438 +59.09%
Merseyside +4 4 £350 -
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) XenApp
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 4 (22.22%) AppDNA
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Transition Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Design
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) SFIA
6 2 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AppDNA
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) AppSense
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas